Close To My Heart’s National Scrapbooking Day Celebration

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration

It’s only 1 week until Close To My Heart’s National Scrapbooking Day Celebration and I can’t wait! Are you joining us? I sure hope so. It’s hard to believe it was a month ago we announced our intent to have this creative celebration. Now it’s almost here. In fact, just a few days ago, CTMH … Read more Close To My Heart’s National Scrapbooking Day Celebration

Make a Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Handmade Mother's Day Card

If you haven’t done so in the past, why not make a handmade Mother’s Day Card this year? Yesterday, I shared a gorgeous card that I created with our *NEW* Mother’s Are the Best Stamp Set. And before that I had shared another lovely card created with this same set. Both of these cards used … Read more Make a Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Mothers are the Best Butterfly Card

Mothers Are the Best Butterfly Card Opened

Today I’m sharing this beautiful Mothers are the Best Butterfly Card. If you haven’t yet, it’s time to start thinkng about Mother’s Day. And this stunning card would be perfect for a Mother’s Day Card. Or really for any day as I kept it pretty generic; not using the Mother’s Day specific sentiments contained in … Read more Mothers are the Best Butterfly Card

New Close To My Heart Clearance Items

New Close To My Heart Clearance Items

Don’t miss checking out the new Close To My Heart Clearance Items. Everyone loves a good deal and you definitely can’t go wrong when you find handy clearance items. Many of these deals are over 50% off! Some are even 75% off! How about some Raspberry Twine for only $1.50? This is the perfect embellishment … Read more New Close To My Heart Clearance Items

Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Sunflower Card

Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Sunflower Card

For today’s Make It Monday (57th edition), I’m sharing my Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Sunflower Card. It’s another project I created with this month’s Stamp of the Month. And I love it. It’s so simple. It’s hard to believe I was hesitant about this stamp set when I first saw it. I’ve been creating so … Read more Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Sunflower Card

New Friendship is a Blessing Stamp Set

CTMH Happy Birthday Card with Friendship is a Blessing

Look at how beautiful this new Friendship is a Blessing Stamp Set from Close To My Heart is. It’s one of two new stamp sets that were just released as part of their Lest We Forget Special. I couldn’t resist getting this set. It has all these gorgeous floral images. And can anyone really have … Read more New Friendship is a Blessing Stamp Set

You’re the Best Box Card

You're the Best Box Card

I’m so happy with how my You’re the Best Box Card turned out. I’ll be the first to admit that when I saw this month’s Stamp of the Month, Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings, I felt stumped. I had no idea what I was going to create with it. The set definitely had me feeling creatively … Read more You’re the Best Box Card

How to Create Perfectly Balanced Color Combinations

CTMH Color Wheel

A few weeks back, Close To My Heart did a blog post about color and how to create perfectly balanced color combinations. As a papercrafter, choosing color combinations is a big part of each project we create. So it only seems fitting that I share this information with you in case you missed it. It … Read more How to Create Perfectly Balanced Color Combinations

Empowering SVGs with an Operation Smile Donation

CTMH Empowering SVGs with Operation Smile Donation

Get these amazing, empowering SVGs with an Operation Smile donation through April 15th. If you’re familiar with Close To My Heart you know that we have been a champion for Operation Smile for years. We always offer a stamp set dedicated to supporting Operation Smile. With the purchase of this set, $7 goes to the … Read more Empowering SVGs with an Operation Smile Donation

These Little Piggies Oh Happy Day Card

These Little Piggies Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (56th edition), I have this fun, cheerful These Little Piggies Oh Happy Day Card to share with you. First of all, these adorable little piggies stamps are super cute. They are part of one of the CTMH National Scrapbooking Day product bundles–These Little Piggies. While the product bundle comes with … Read more These Little Piggies Oh Happy Day Card

Mothers Are the Best

CTMH You Are the Best Card

Close To My Heart recently released a new stamp set, Mothers Are the Best, just in time for Mother’s Day. But while this stamp set is perfect for making a card for mom or documenting a day with her, this new stamp set is so much more. As you can see this stamp set contains … Read more Mothers Are the Best

Celebrate Your Love of Stamping

CTMH Stamptacular Sale

It’s time to celebrate your love of stamping. And it couldn’t be better timing with Close To My Heart’s Stamptacular Sale going on all month long. In fact, just yesterday CTMH did a blog post all about our amazing stamp offerings while sharing beautiful artwork and FREE SVGs. So you don’t miss out on all … Read more Celebrate Your Love of Stamping

Final Days to Register for the Spring Crazy for Cards Event

Spring Crazy for Cards Sneak Peek

It’s the final days to register for the Spring Crazy for Cards Event. Don’t miss out on this fun all-day virtual event. You can choose to create 8 amazing cards, craft on your own with friends or do both. It’s entirely up to you. Not only will the projects include lots of fun techniques and … Read more Final Days to Register for the Spring Crazy for Cards Event

CTMH Besties Stamp Collection

CTMH Zoey Daytime Slimline Card

Have you seen the CTMH Besties Stamp Collection yet? These girls are so adorable! You can get just the stamps or the stamps with coordinating dies (the shaded images are the ones with coordinating dies.) Last month, I sent the stamped images from the Zoey Collection to all of my CTMH Team Members and issued … Read more CTMH Besties Stamp Collection

Scandinavian Folk Art Thanks Card

CTMH Scandinavian Folk Art Thanks Card

For today’s Make It Monday (55th edition), I have this fun Scandinavian Folk Art Thanks Card. I went back to basics by using primary colors for the card. I also incorporated a fun symmetrical stamping technique. I like how it turned out. I don’t think I’d normally select these colors to go together (Sapphire, Candy … Read more Scandinavian Folk Art Thanks Card